Black Friday is the biggest shopping event of the year, and it’s often the best time to get a good deal on all the tech gadgets you’re looking for. Black Friday is technically the day after Thanksgiving in the U.S. but it has sort of become an entire “season” unto itself, with sales extending several days before and after and often changing over time. We typically see Black Friday deals starting in early November, and culminating in the post-Thanksgiving weekend.
In 2023 Black Friday falls on November 24 and Cyber Monday on November 27. Often, you can save hundreds on a new iPhone, or even get it free, if you trade in an old phone and are willing to stay on a certain plan at a certain carrier for a couple years.
These are the best iPhone deals we can find for Black Friday 2023. (If you want to buy an iPhone at other times, we’ve got you covered with our regularly monthly roundup of the Best iPhone deals.)
In 2023 you can get gift cards for the following amounts with the following iPhones purchased from Apple’s site.
Black Friday 2023: U.S. carrier deals
These are the current deals from the three major U.S. carriers, but they might change (or be enhanced) for a few days around Black Friday. Conditions always apply here–you may have to have a specific plan, open a new line, or trade in a device. Most U.S. carrier deals require you to buy the phone on an installment plan, and then you get the discount as bill credits toward your monthly payment.
In the U.S., the only big iPhone deals you can find come from carriers, and have a lot of strings attached. Typically, you have to buy a phone on a multi-year installment plan, and get your discount in the form of monthly bill credits.
AT&T: Get up to $1,000 in bill credits when you buy a new iPhone 15 Pro or Pro Max and trade in your old phone, with a qualifying unlimited plan. Up to $700 towards an iPhone 15 or 15 Plus.
T-Mobile: Get up to $1,000 in bill credits toward the purchase of any iPhone 15 model when you trade in your old phone and join the Go5G plan.
Verizon: Get up to $1,000 in bill credits toward any iPhone 15 model with trade-in and the activation of a new line. You can purchase an Apple Watch SE and 10th-gen iPad, with cellular plans on a 36-month payment plan, and get those free (as bill credits).
Walmart: Get an iPhone SE for $99 if you activate any Straight Talk plan or add a new line.
Amazon: Amazon has partnered with Boost Infinite, a new carrier owned by Dish that primarily uses T-Mobile and AT&T towers for now. $60/mo gets you a free iPhone 15 Pro and unlimited talk, text and data. Restrictions apply.
Black Friday 2023: U.K. iPhone deals
This is our pick of the current deals. For the latest deals on specific models, check the automated price-comparison tables below.
Currys, iPhone 12: £449 (£150 off; RRP before being discontinued in fall 2023 was £599)
Black Friday 2023: Deals on iPhone accessories
Many of the best deals are going to be on iPhone accessories–cases, chargers, cables, and the like. There are way too many such products to keep track of, and many small discounts come and go throughout the Black Friday sale. Here, we’ll highlight only the most interesting bargains; products that are rarely discounted or exceptionally good prices on accessories we recommend.